The Syrian city of Raqqah has fallen under the control of Islamist militant ISIS, who are linked to al-Qaeda.
ITV News Diplomatic Correspondent John Ray has footage from inside the city that is living the fundamentalists' dream.
The Foreign Secretary has been clear on the threat of Isis, but he has ruled out the prospect of any UK military involvement in the crisis.
Iraq’s foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari, is a natural diplomat. Polite, immaculately dressed, and blessed with a great memory.
Isis has paraded military equipment in Mosul it captured from when the Iraqi army fled in what some see as a "nightmare scenario."